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Kamāmalu Street roadwork in Waimea March 5-7, 2018

Roadway resurfacing work on Kamāmalu Street in Waimea to begin Monday (March 5)

The County Highway Maintenance Division will begin resurfacing work on the Kamāmalu St. roadway from the intersection with Māmalahoa Hwy. to the Kamanawa St. intersection on Monday, March 5, 2018, and is estimated to be completed on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Working hours are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather and construction conditions permitting.

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AARP workshop on caregiving prep in Waimea Saturday (Feb 24)

Talking to parents, children or other loved ones about caregiving is a tough, yet important conversation that many families don’t have until it’s too late. Families should talk about a loved one’s wishes for care, finances, and forming a support team before a stroke, fall or other emergency happens, and a loved one may not […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 22-year-old man identified as Chance Gorelangton-Kuanoni, last known to reside in Kamuela.

He is wanted on an outstanding warrant of arrest and questioning relative to an assault investigation in the South Kohala district.

Gorelangton-Kuanoni is described as a local male, approximately 5-feet-5-inches, approximately 150 pounds, black hair and brown eyes.

Police are seeking a man wanted on a warrant and for questioning

Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 22-year-old man identified as Chance Gorelangton-Kuanoni, last known to reside in Kamuela. He is wanted on an outstanding warrant of arrest and questioning relative to an assault investigation in the South Kohala district. Gorelangton-Kuanoni is described as a local male, approximately 5-feet-5-inches, approximately 150 […]

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Police are searching for a Waimea boy reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island Police are searching for a 16-year-old Kamuela youth who was reported missing. Jacob Mead was last seen on (August 8), in Hilo. He is described as 5-feet-8-inches, 160 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 12:01 p.m. alarm Thursday (Dec 7) to Mana Road about 3-4 miles from Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) in Waimea for a mountain bicycle accident.

Visitor from San Francisco crashes mountain bike in Waimea, in critical condition

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 12:01 p.m. alarm Thursday (Dec 7) to Mana Road about 3-4 miles from Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) in Waimea for a mountain bicycle accident.

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Award-winning hip hop musician and educator Mr. Kneel, aka Neil McIntyre, will present a lively hip hop family event at the Thelma Parker Memorial Public Library in Waimea at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 7. The event is free and open to the public.

Hip-Hop family event at Thelma Parker Library in Waimea Thursday (Dec 7)

Award-winning hip hop musician and educator Mr. Kneel, aka Neil McIntyre, will present a lively hip hop family event at the Thelma Parker Memorial Public Library in Waimea at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 7. The event is free and open to the public.

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Hawaii Island police want to inform you that Waimea Court is now accepting filings for Domestic Violence Restraining Orders.

Ex Parte Petitions for a TRO can now be dropped off at the South Kohala District Courthouse.  Petitioners do NOT have to go to Kona to file. 

If you are a victim of domestic violence and desire to seek a restraining order, the forms are available 24 hours every day at the Waimea police station located at 67-5185 Kamāmalu Street.

Waimea courthouse now accepting filings for TROs

Hawaii Island police want to inform you that Waimea Court is now accepting filings for Domestic Violence Restraining Orders. Ex Parte Petitions for a TRO can now be dropped off at the South Kohala District Courthouse. Petitioners do NOT have to go to Kona to file. If you are a victim of domestic violence and […]

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The Hawai'i Police Department reports the reopening of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19), on the Hilo side of Waimea town after being closed due to a fallen tree.

Fallen tree forces detour near Waimea town

The Hawai’i Police Department reports the reopening of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19), on the Hilo side of Waimea town after being closed due to a fallen tree.

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Hawaii Writers Guild readings by authors on Wednesday (Oct 4)

The Hawaii Writers Guild will present an evening of original readings by local authors on Wednesday, October 4, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Thelma Parker Library, 67-1209 Mamalahoa Hwy in Waimea.

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The County of Hawai‘i is pleased to announce that Governor David Ige and the State Department of Transportation have committed $19.5 million in federal (STIP) funds for the Māmalahoa Highway widening project in Waimea.

The current cost of the project is approximately $25 million, and the grant of $19.5 million in Federal Highway Administration Funds will be matched with a required 20%, or approximately $5 million, to be contributed by the County.

Mamalahoa Highway widening project in Waimea to receive $19.5M grant

The County of Hawai‘i is pleased to announce that Governor David Ige and the State Department of Transportation have committed $19.5 million in federal (STIP) funds for the Māmalahoa Highway widening project in Waimea. The current cost of the project is approximately $25 million, and the grant of $19.5 million in Federal Highway Administration Funds will […]

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Police arrest and charge two in Waimea jewelry burglary

On (July 31), South Kohala patrol officers responded to a reported burglary at a residence in Kamuela. Officers learned that an unknown male entered the residence without permission and removed numerous high-value jewelry pieces, to include opal, emerald, gold, and diamond pieces.

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The Department of Water Supply will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test on Pu‘u Huluhulu Road between the hours of 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Monday, August 14, 2017. The affected area may experience slightly discolored and turbid water for several hours after the test.  Customers are advised to refrain from washing clothes and to store a container of water for their drinking needs until the supply of water is restored to normal.

Hydrant flow test in Waimea Monday (Aug 14)

The Department of Water Supply will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test on Pu‘u Huluhulu Road between the hours of 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Monday, August 14, 2017. The affected area may experience slightly discolored and turbid water for several hours after the test. Customers are advised to refrain from washing clothes […]

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Waimea brushfire. Photo courtesy of Karol Wack.

Mayor Kim recognizes those who fought a recent Waimea brush fire

Mayor Harry Kim on Friday expressed his appreciation to Federal, State, County agencies and private entities for their response to the recent Waimea fire, which burned some 2,200 acres of pasture last week.

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Waimea brush fire is contained Saturday night (July 8)

Firefighters spend two days (July 7-8) fighting a brush fire in the Hawaiian Homes Puukapu Farm Lots and Parker ranch area off Uakikuni Alanui in Waimea. The brush fire was reported to be contained by 6 p.m. Saturday (July 8) with minimal burning. The fire department Chopper Two flew aerial surveys to assess the burn […]

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